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Mexico exceeds 180,000 COVID-19 deaths

The Ministry of Health reported that as of this Sunday, February 21, Mexico added 310 additional deaths from COVID-19 today, giving a total of 180,107 deaths since the pandemic began.

In addition, 3,103 more cases were reported today, with a total of 2,041,380 cases in the country.

With the arrival of more vaccines to the country, the Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, said that a second stage of vaccination is being prepared for adults over the age of 60.

This Monday, mayors will announce where the vaccine will be delivered and how many doses will be applied to the elderly. In addition, a plan will be designed so that vaccines are distributed through appointment to avoid long lines that were experienced in the first round of vaccinations.

“If they allow us, we are going to announce it tomorrow, we have to have the certainty and confirmation from the Mexican government that in fact the vaccines will arrive in the city and how many doses we can expect; we are already working on the strategy but we can’t confirm anything until tomorrow. to avoid any announcement that could be delayed by the arrival of the vaccines.”

She pointed out that the application strategy varies according to the brand of the vaccine due to the need for refrigeration and the elements that make it up.

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